Event Reviews – Highgate House




October 28, 2017

The last Yoga weekend I joined was in the final days of Ickwell Bury over a decade ago. It was great to find that the spirit of the Bury is alive and well. For me the whole weekend was a great homecoming. The team at Highgate house were all very extremely helpful and friendly. This was with an authenticity that speaks of a happy and positive culture within the organisation. Each of the sessions was great in its own way with the theme of the Chakras giving a thread weaving through them all. I hadn’t worked with any of the teachers before but I found I got a lot from each session and learned several new techniques. The food was excellent. Saturday night was a real highlight for me. Our table really got on well and we had great fun. Continue Reading

April 28, 2017

I attended the April 7-9 yoga weekend at Highgate House and I'm so glad I did! It was just the inspiration I needed to revitalize my practice. The focus of the weekend was The Breath. The yoga and guided meditation sessions seemed geared more to noticing rather than controlling the breath. I found this slowed down awareness and was very peaceful and have taken that thinking into my regular yoga and meditation. Highgate House Hotel is a lovely place. My room was comfy and cosy with a nice bathroom, great shower and organic toiletries. There is also a very nice indoor swimming pool and a gym with sauna. The staff were welcoming, enthusiastic and helpful. The chef and serving staff were particularly professional and accommodating. The food was plentiful and delicious. A highlight for me was the always available coffee Continue Reading

April 28, 2017

The Highgate House Yoga weekend is a date in my diary that I look forward to immensely, giving the perfect opportunity to nip away from the chaos of busy family life and for a long weekend totally relax and return feeling restored. I have been to Highgate house with my neighbour Sharon for the past four or five years and we always manage to have  great fun in gorgeous surroundings, enjoy plenty of varied yoga, and have plenty of laughs with friends old and new and even a competitive game or two of scrabble thrown into the mix. Highgate house is a lovely 17th century country house in a rural location in Northamptonshire and is surrounded by pretty countryside so it’s the perfect place to feel as if you have really got away for the weekend.  The accommodation is varied Continue Reading